Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Straits of Messina

Well, it was exciting to touch down on mainland Italy- another country crossed off the list- and we had selected the cheapest port in the book to overnight. Unfortunately, the port had undergone a face lift, and turned out to … Continue reading

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Vulcano the Volcano

A nice light wind and a shout of “ahoy Solon” from our mate J dragged us early from our pit for the run to the Volcanoes north of Sicily. It was a lovely passage sunny and wind off the beam … Continue reading

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Hammocks in Cefalu

Having spent 5 lovely nights enjoying a fab view from the back of the boat overlooking the old town- all within the protection of the harbour wall- we ran out of water. We topped up with fuel at the barge, … Continue reading

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The hills are alive at Castellammare

What about this for a view from the back of the yacht? Castellammare del Golfo We were surprised to find we could actually anchor in the protection of the marina breakwater, and expected a visit from the local fun police … Continue reading

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GPS is in the oven?

    We enjoyed the scenery of Sardinia, the peace and quiet and wildness along the South coast set it apart and it was hard to think about leaving. We had also adopted wild mode , wild unkempt hair scruffy clothes … Continue reading

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Home made bread and pizza

Food supplies had began to run low, and we ran out of bread. Towns around here are far and few between, let alone supermarkets. There are vast areas of wilderness, and where villas are scattered along the edges of the … Continue reading

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mouldy old earl grey

The 3 amigos are in the house! Carloforte is a beautiful Italian town on the South Western end of Sardinia, on the South Eastern side of the Island of St Pietro. Several large car ferries run to and from the … Continue reading

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